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Money and Trade
     

Money and Trade

by Patrick Catel
 

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This book looks at how money and trade work throughout the world as well as locally.

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This book looks at how money and trade work throughout the world as well as locally.

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Children's Literature - Meredith Kiger
One of six in the "Understanding Money" series, this title focuses on the beginnings of trade and how it has affected world history. An eye-catching layout, color photos, charts and graphs and a question and answer format combine to create an interesting, up-to-date introduction to the world of economics for elementary students. The nine chapters begin by defining economics and discussing the historical roots of trade. The book goes on to discuss how trade has affected history, how trade grew around the world, the meaning of free trade, trade agreements, who governs free trade, how businesses benefit from trade, globalization, and how pirates affect trade. In the discussion on globalization, the affects of rising unemployment and the plight of the individual workers are barely mentioned. This has had a huge impact on our economy and is a discussion that students could well participate in. Features such as problems to solve, boxed information and helpful hints, an index, glossary of terms, and sources for further study are included. Some repetition throughout the series reinforces important concepts. Reviewer: Meredith Kiger, Ph.D.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781432946425
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
07/15/2011
Series:
Understanding Money
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile:
1010L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

Patrick Catel has worked in children's publishing for over a dozen years. He has been involved in the publication of hundreds of titles on a wide range of topics. If it's winter and he's not working on books, he's probably hitting the slopes!

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